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New Entrants to Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA)

Four African countries recently backed the Food and Agricultural Organziation’s (FAO) Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA). With this, the number of signatories to the PSMA has risen to 100. What is PSMA? The Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA) is the first internationally binding instrument that specifically aims to prevent and eliminate illegal, unreported ..

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June 5: International Day for the Fight Against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing

Every year, on June 5, the International Day for the fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing is observed by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Highlights The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization celebrated the day for the first time in 2018. Why June 5? June 5 was selected because, it was on ..

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IMCOR 2019

The eighth edition of the Indo-Myanmar coordinated patrol (IMCOR) will be held from 20 to 28 May 19. IMCOR The IMCOR is a coordinated patrol (CORPAT) initiative between the Navies of Indian and Myanmar. The objective of the coordinated patrol is to address issues of terrorism, illegal fishing, drug trafficking, human trafficking, poaching and other ..

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